Conditions with symptom: 'lumps'
Keloid scars are those that grow larger and lumpier than the initial wound they were healing. Read more →
An itchy skin condition caused by a parasitic mite, which is commonly passed on through close body contact or sexual contact. Read more →
A genetic disorder caused by a problem with one of two genes involved in the process of growing cells in the body. Read more →
Twisted, lumpy, dark blue veins that form under the skin on the legs. More common with age, they're harmless, but can be unsightly and embarrassing. Read more →
A chronic and stubborn disease centred on inflammation of the large specialised sweat glands (apocrine glands) that are found mainly in the armpits and groins. These areas show a distinctive mixture of boil-like lumps, areas leaking pus, and scarring. Read more →
This condition is caused by a collection of yellowish cholesterol deposits underneath the skin around the eyes. Read more →
Vascular Birthmarks are generally present from birth and are caused by a problem with blood vessels in or under the skin that subsequently means they can be flat or raised. Read more →
Molluscum Contagiosum is a virus that manifests in the form of small, raised, red lumps on the skin. Read more →
Warts are normally small, skin coloured rough lumps that appear on the skin. Read more →
It is a genetic disorder that affects the nervous system, causing non-cancerous tumours to grow on nerves. Read more →
A member of the lichen family of skin conditions, lichen planus is a non infectious rash that affects mainly the limbs, mouth, nails, scalp and genitals. Read more →
Dupuytren's Contracture is a condition affecting the hands and fingers, in which the finger bends in towards the palm. Read more →
An epididymal cyst is a smooth, fluid-filled lump found on the testicles. Read more →
Skin tags are soft lumps, attached to the skin by a stalk that tend to occur in the armpits, neck and groins. Read more →
One of the most common forms of cancer, affecting 60,000 people in England and Wales every year. Read more →
Hi, Just completed a self check, I am 20 years old and have discovered multiple lumps within my breast, my mothers side has a history of cysts, but they arent painful and range from small pebble like lumps to ping pong sized ones, with one feeling like its two in one. last scan i had was when i was 17 and the doctor sent me for an ultrasound, they came up as benign lumps, there was only one then, now theres 6 - 8 lumps. is it worth seeing my gp over?
I would say it's definitely worth a visit to your gp. Even just to put your mind at rest.
hello my name is chloe, ever since i started puburity i have had lumps in both breast, i have had this now for 5 years im now 16 and getting tried of the pain it causes me near to my period. the lumps are always there but the are more known to be painful at periods, when i was a child i had an absese on the side of boob next to my nipple what do you think the lumps are or what shall i d o about them?xx
well ive got these and im a boy its just when u go through puberty its totaly fine
Don't worry about them, They are what some people call breast buds it just means your breasts are growing. If they become sore and tender all the time see your doctor :)
Do tubular breasts have lumps? Are they supposed to have lumps? I am 13 and mine have numerous lumps
I have NF1 it seems I'm growing more lumps and I'm having pain now but I'm not pregnant is it normal ? For them to grow with age the lumps are on my back lower and upper my neck it seems to be growing and getting more lumps
Im 18 and sexually active but my boyfriend has nothing wrong with him and has been away with army since january and i found these lumps last month so i dont believe its an sti.. However in the opening of my vagina i have large red lumps that are painless. And underneath my hymen there are lots of little red lumps. I had a uti which i got treated but am worried this is an infection from that? I feel too embarassed too go to the doctors and let them look. Any help would be great?
Hey, I suffer from having small lumps around my vaginal and anal area, they change size from large and sore to hardly noticeable. I have been to see my GP about this condition twice. They proscribed me two different creams, which didn't help. These lumps are painful, and are irrited by trousers and underwear. I am so embarrassed about this. I'm 17 and feel disgusting, I won't let my boyfriend look at me when having sex. What could you recommend to help soothe or conrol these lumps?
hi, I had a mirena coil inserted just under 2 months ago, and I've just checked for the strings which I was told to do once a month, only this time I've found some lumps in there and am now worried. I've never had lumps in there before, but I can feel 2 large hard grape sized lumps with one very small one above them, and if I push on them they don't hurt or move, just remain hard and put uncomfortable pressure against the internal wall seperating my vagina from my anus. I'm not sure what these are and think maybe they are something to do with the coil? I was advised it could cause ovarian cysts but nothing like this, which is why I'm concerned. They were not there on my 6 week check up just over a week ago. I have a new partner but there hasn't been any sexual activity yet and none for a few months. What are these lumps?
yesterday i noticed a couple of large lumps on the back of my tongue. when i woke up this morning more lumps had appeared and one small white spot on the right side at the back of my mouth. my throat has started to get a little sore too.it is very uncomfortable as the lumps rub on the back of my throat when I swallow. do you have any idea what this could be?
Hi, Did you find out what is was? I have the same issue. It feels like ive got something stuck in my throat, its drivng me mad!
I have what feels like a lump/s behind my scrotum It feels like they are at the start of the perineum and behind the epididymis and have a feel like very hard gristly lumps. My partner who is a midwife by trade has told me that' s probably exactly what they are, gristly lumps although I've not heard of this before and worry about any lumps in that area. Anyone heard or had anything like this before? I'm 33 and they've been there for about 8 years a far as I can remember. I'm a bit embarrassed to go to the doctor and unless I'm lying down they're quite difficult to find.
I started getting lumps in odd places regularly a few years ago, finally told about 4 weeks ago that it's HS, along with lumps in my groin, right arm pit, tops of my legs and bottom I also get them around my eyebrows. Does anyone else get this? What do people find the best for hair removal? At the same time I also started getting a type of eczema on my feet and hands which I think is called pompholyx, does anyone else get both and if so have you been told the conditions are related? I have been on oxytetracycline for ages now, the lumps don't last quite so long but I am still getting a lot of them.
hi yes i do.. i have had HS for a number of years..recently have had a rash on hands which has been quite severe at times and have been treated for scabies, eczema etc but nothing the gp gives to me seems to work. i have only just found this article and ding im in exactly the same boat. i googled pictures of pompholyx, and can see its exactly the same rash. thank you for sharing. just need to get some treatment now for both HD and pompholyx, i am going to print this off and show to my gp.
This week's episode includes a woman leaving pieces of skin everywhere, and cases featuring lumpy eyes, boils on the groin and some truly terrifying teeth. Read more →
In this second of four specials, the Embarrassing Illnesses doctors will be concerning themselves with breasts and all matters mammary. Read more →
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